Welcome to EnMAP

The German Spaceborne Imaging Spectrometer Mission

The Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program (EnMAP) is a German hyperspectral satellite mission that monitors and characterizes Earth’s environment on a global scale. EnMAP measures geochemical, biochemical and biophysical variables providing information on the status and evolution of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. More information about the main objectives and the status can be found on the mission page.


  • Back to nominal operations on 27.10.2023
    published on November 07, 2023

    After a two-week interruption, the EnMAP mission resumed nominal operations on Friday 27.10.2023. The analysis of the newly acquired data shows that both the VNIR and SWIR sensors are working properly. User requests have been taken into account again since the resumption of operations.

  • Unexpected outage
    published on October 21, 2023

    Since Friday October 13th, the EnMAP mission has been experiencing an unexpected outage and no image acquisitions have been taken since then. The issue has been analyzed and recovery is already in progress. We expect to resume operations by the end of this week. Other EnMAP services like catalogue ordering and planning of future acquisitions are unaffected by this outage.

  • 1st EnMAP user workshop
    published on October 16, 2023
    The 1st EnMAP User Workshop was held online from 10-11 October 2023. Out of the 430 international registered users, about 200 audience members continuously followed the EnMAP-related presentations of 46 speakers. The presented results underlined the success of the EnMAP mission so far and gave insight into the future potential of the EnMAP mission. The combination of presentations from general mission information, application references, and current and future VNIR/SWIR missions stimulated the synergies of the different application fields. It highlighted the mission's importance for environmental challenges.
  • 1st EnMAP user workshop - Agenda and late registrations
    published on September 28, 2023

    The agenda for the 1st EnMAP user workshop is now online. The workshop will be jointly organized by DLR and GFZ and will take place fully online on October 10-11, 2023. For participation without a presentation, registration is still open until October 06, 2023, via the registration portal.

  • Reactivation of the adjacency correction for L2A water products
    published on September 26, 2023
    The adjacency processor of the ENMAP atmospheric correction over water was unintentionally deactivated after a previous processor update. Users that requested related products in the time period since November 2022 should note that the adjacency correction over water impacts the accuracy of reflectance products for targets that are close to or surrounded by land, such as inland waters. The enabling of the adjacency correction has been fixed in processor version V01.04.00, which is active in the operation environment since 25.09.2023.
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